Please read the following Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (dated 22.07.2020)
1. How can I participate in the ISQOLS Virtual Conference?
We have several options for participation:
- Covid-19 & Wellbeing Special Session, date TBA (submission deadline was June 30)
- Special organized "webinar" sessions with other presenters, dates TBA
- Individual Webinar presentation, dates determined by presenter (submission deadline 30 July)
- Recorded or non-recorded Visual presentations (submission deadline 30 July)
- Posters (submission deadline 30 July)
- Paper summaries (submission deadline 30 July)
We had a lot of people submit papers and requests for the COVID-19 & Wellbeing Special Session and webinars with co-presenters. Martijn Burger will be sending out announcements and updates regarding those sessions in the next few weeks. Please stay tuned for updates.
In addition to those options, we encourage you to consider submitting your research in any of the recommended formats listed below:
2. How do I submit my research for the virtual conference?
Submit your research on our special repository collection website here:
Instructions for each option is on the website.
3. Do I need to apply to participate in the virtual conference?
You do not have to apply to the conference because you have already been accepted as an author. All you need to do is decide how you would like to present your accepted paper and then submit it on our special repository collection website.
4. Is there a fee to participate in the virtual conference?
There is NO conference fee, but you must be a current ISQOLS member to view the conference presentations, materials and research submissions. Check your ISQOLS membership status at isqols.org.
5. After I submit my research on the repository collection website, what happens next?
Once we receive your submission, we will post it on our conference forum on our website here: https://isqols.org/Conference-Forums
6. How can I view the conference materials, presentations, and research submissions by other authors?
7. How can I communicate, ask questions, and comment on other projects?
If you are a current ISQOLS member, you can make comments on any of the projects submitted on the conference forum on our website (https://isqols.org/Conference-Forums)
We have also created a conference participant discussion forum: https://isqols.org/Conference-Forums/9024356
You can post any comments
8. How can I keep updated on all of the conference details and materials?
Log on to the conference forum site and clickSubscribe to forum
You'll receive daily email updates with conference news and materials.
9. Who do I contact if I still have questions?
Please email Jill Johnson (ISQOLS Executive Director) at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies(ISQOLS) is an international society whose purpose are to promote and encourage research in the field of quality-of-life (QOL) studies. Established in 1995 by a group of academic colleagues who have long engaged in quality-of-life research, ISQOLS became an interdisciplinary and professional home that binds scientists doing quality of life or well-being research in the basic and applied social and behavioral sciences.
The Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization (EHERO) is a scientific institute where happiness is studied. Happiness is defined as the subjective enjoyment of one's life as a whole. The mission of EHERO is to contribute to greater happiness for a greater number of people. EHERO does this by providing evidence based knowledge about happiness, with the aim of promoting better informed choices throughout society, be it at the level of governments, organizations or individuals. EHERO provides knowledge in three ways: 1) by gathering existing knowledge, 2) by developing new knowledge and 3) spreading knowledge. EHERO is based in the Erasmus School of Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Erasmus University Rotterdam (www.eur.nl): Erasmus University Rotterdam (Dutch: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam [is a public university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian. Erasmus University Rotterdam is a world-class research university. It is globally recognised for high-quality education and research, and it ranks 70th in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2019.